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by Pare Lorentz
eye 34,911
favorite 39
comment 7
Classic drama which details the Great Plains during the Depression. With Cinematography by Leo Hurwitz, Ralph Steiner, Paul Ivano and Paul Strand. Selected for the 1999 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally, and socially significant" films.
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Topic: Great Depression (1930s)
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by Willard Pictures, Inc.
eye 26,590
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Juvenile court labors to provide a humane alternative for rehabilitating at-risk youth offenders.
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Topics: Juvenile delinquency, Crime and criminals, Great Depression (1930s)
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by Educational Film Institute of New York University and Documentary Film Producers, Inc.
eye 24,740
favorite 52
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Social documentary showing the damage visited on the people of a Pennsylvania steel town by the deployment of new technology. Director: Willard Van Dyke. Script: Spencer Pollard, Willard Van Dyke. Photography: Roger Barlow and Bob Churchill. Music: Marc Blitzstein.
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Topics: Labor: Unemployment, Great Depression (1930s), Occupations: Steelworkers
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by Audio Productions, Inc. in collaboration with National Industrial Council
eye 24,393
favorite 45
comment 6
Produced to convince Depression-weary Americans that new frontiers still lay ahead. Excellent compilation of stock shots of 1930s-era manufacturing, research laboratories and industry.
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Topics: Great Depression (1930s), Manufacturing, Manifest Destiny
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by Chicago Film Laboratory, Inc.
eye 11,861
favorite 18
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How the Household Finance Corporation helps working families with installment loans during the Depression.
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Topics: Economics, Consumerism, Great Depression (1930s)